Who are you wearing the Gold CHOC Ribbon for? September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. To spread awareness about childhood cancer, we want to know who you are going to
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Every year CHOC KZN hosts a Thank you tea for our donors and volunteers to express our gratitude for all their help throughout the year. Without the generous support given
September is the gold ribbon month – marked as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The year 2018 marks a 100 years since the birth of our country’s greatest leader, Nelson Mandela.
No Parent is ready to hear, “Your child has cancer”. It is one of the single most overwhelming experiences one can possibly face. You feel completely alone and lost. The
As part of our CCI (Childhood Cancer International) Africa Anchor role, CHOC is proud to have hosted and co-sponsored the first of its kind, CCI Africa Regional Workshop. Leaders from
CHOC was one of the official race charities for Comrades Marathon 2018 and the overwhelming support exceeded all expectations for our iconic charity as we raised nearly R1.6 million for
CHOC proudly has thirteen accommodation facilities across the country. Our two latest additions are pictured above. On the left is the new CHOC House in Sybrand Park, Cape Town; and
“It is the difference we make in the life of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead” Nelson Mandela. As part of celebrating Nelson Mandela’s centenary
It is very easy to underestimate the journey taken by a parent to get the correct diagnosis for their sick child. Nompilo Jalubane is proof of the many struggles faced
CHOC is so grateful to have ambassadors and parents of children with cancer who connect us to fundraising opportunities. One such person is Carol Sacke from KZN. As soon as
Several aspects impact on the survival of a child diagnosed with cancer. When children eventually get to a provincial hospital in KwaZulu Natal the unfortunate financial situation such as the
The purpose of life is not to only be happy. It is to be useful, to be honourable, to be compassionate, and to have it make some difference that you
FIGHT LIKE A CHILD 15 February is International Childhood Cancer Day! WHAT IS ICCD? International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD) is celebrated around the world each year on February 15.
It’s difficult to keep NGO’s afloat at the best of times and this financial year was no exception. CHOC receives no subsidy from the government. We therefore have to rely
Childhood Cancer Myths and Stigmas Cancer is contagious You can get cancer by playing or touching a cancer patient Children cannot get cancer Children do not get cancer because of
CHOC WC Region had a very busy first six months of the year 2018. We achieved an amazing milestone through the relocation of a CHOC House from BergvliettoSybrand Park which
CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation SA once again called on all South Africans to “Have a Heart for Children with Cancer” on 15 February 2018. International Childhood Cancer Day (ICC) is
During the past year the CHOC Awareness Training and Education programme hasreached new levels.CHOC started in 2011 training healthcare professionals, healthcare workers, traditional practitioners and community advocates in Gauteng, and
On 03 June 2018 CHOC commemorated Cancer Survivors Day and in this edition, we would like to highlight the story of Childhood Cancer Survivor, Matthew James Reid. Matthew was born
CHOC was extremely grateful to be chosen along with the Woodside Special Care Centre as one of the beneficiaries of the SUPERHERO CHARITY DASH FUN WALK sponsored by Crazy Store
Until the latter part of 2017, the Western Cape Region had had three CHOC houses that provide a ‘home away from home’ for families that travel long distances for treatment.
Janet Pollack Art Expo Join us for Janet Pollack Art Studio Exhibition on the 3rd of June from 11h00 to 13h00. 12 Otto Street, Illovo, Johannesburg. All Donations will be given to CHOC
Brenda Bezuidenhout, a newly-retired teacher, has been a CHOC volunteer for several years. With her retirement and the time she now has, she has committed herself to leading a skills
The compassion shown by our donors and volunteers serves as an inspiration to us all. Our beneficiaries are sick and constantly fight the odds to stay well and even alive.
CHOC urged the public to “Have a heart for children with cancer” on February 15, 2018. Several schools and organisations in KZN supported CHOC through this campaign. Hollywood Bets rose
Thank you to all the schools that participated and proved they “Have a heart for children with cancer”. To view and access your images please click the link below. https://www.facebook.com/pg/CHOCChildhoodCancerFoundationSA/photos/?tab=album&album_id=2036521423230647
Pep Stores donates to CHOC Thank you to Pep Stores in Upington for donating 30 blankets to CHOC as part of their Mandela Day project. Janine Fourie, Programme Development and
September is the gold ribbon month – marked as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month; this is a time where globally, countries honour and remember children and families affected by this